2017 SUMMIT EXPO SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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The California Craft Beer Summit is a celebration of the craft beer community in California and the best way to connect with owners and decision makers from the breweries that produce more than 90 percent of our state’s craft beer. Expand your reach, meet the decision makers and show your support for the thriving craft beer industry.
2,000+ Attendees (CCBA member brewery owners, brewers, craft beer industry partners, distributors and hospitality professionals)
90+
Exhibitors and Sponsors
28+ Educational Presentations
2 Full-Days of Exhibiting hours
3 Levels of Sponsorship Choices

To inquire or reserve your sponsorship package, contact Scott Marks at scott@californiacraftbeer.com or 916-228-4471. For a printable list of sponsorship packages click here.

 

Tier 1 Sponsorship | $10,000

Sold!  Summit Brewery Partner | $10,000 | Sold Out

 

  • 10×20’ booth strategically placed around the CCBA Hub in the middle of the expo hall
  • Your company logo displayed on the Summit website homepage, Summit Sponsor page and Summit promotional material
  • Full Page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 8 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Marketplace Experience | $8,000 | 1 Available

The Marketplace Experience is where attendees get to experience the synergy of food and beer. Food is one of the most influential components to the beer tasting experience and has been one of the most successful ingredients growing our brewery member’s businesses. The Marketplace will showcase California’s best food and beer pairings and highlight this partnership across the state.

California chefs and brewers pair up to create a cuisine and beer pairing. They’ll demonstrate, discuss, and educate the attendees on cuisine, beer and why they pair well together.

  • Your company signage on the stage for full brand exposure to attendees
  • Your company mentioned as the Marketplace Experience sponsor at the onstage Chef Demos
  • Your company name on the overhead signage
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • Half page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 8 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Tier 2 Sponsorships | $3,000-$9,000

Sold! Brewery Partner Supporting Sponsorship | $5,000 | Sold Out
  • 10’x10’ booth, strategically placed around the CCBA Hub and in the middle of the expo hall, to pour your brands (Sept. 7 & 8)
  • 10’x20’ booth, with preferred placement, at the Summit Beer Festival
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide Sponsor page
  • Your company logo displayed in the Summit Beer Festival guide
  • Your company logo on the large Summit Beer Festival sponsor banner
  • 1/2 Page ad in the Summit Conference Guide
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
  • 4 Additional Summit Beer Festival Tickets
Sold! Brewery Funding Central | $8,000 | Sold Out

The Brewery Funding Central is an interactive area that will focus on the various funding options available to breweries and how to best source them. This is an area where the sponsor can help breweries plan for financial resources needed to start up, expand, apply for credit and how to prepare for meetings with banks. Provides opportunities for one-on-one discussions and the chance to offer business solutions to attendees.

  • 10’x20’ booth in the Summit Expo Hall. Includes counters stools and signage
  • Pre-Promotional Support: Brewery Funding Central mentioned in periodic media (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.) posts.; Brewery Funding Central described in the schedule on the Summit website; Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide advertising the Funding Central, listing your company as the sponsor and providing a map describing the physical location of this feature on the expo floor
  • You Company signage at the Funding Central booth
  • Signage clearly designating the Brewery Funding Central with your company name as the sponsor
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Sold! Sustainability Central | $8,000 | Sold Out

The Sustainability Central allows you to highlight your products and innovations and provides you with turnkey opportunity to have one-on-one conversations and offer solutions to attendees while showing off your new and innovative ideas and products.

  • 10’x30’ booth in the Summit Expo Hall
  • Pre-Promotional Support: Sustainability Central mentioned in periodic media (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.) posts.; Sustainability Central described in the schedule on the Summit website; Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide advertising the Sustainability Central, listing your company as the sponsor and providing a map describing the physical location of this feature on the expo floor
  • Your Company signage at the Sustainability Central booth
  • The opportunity to have your products displayed front and center at the Sustainability Central
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Sold! Brewers Breakfast | $5000 | Sold Out

The CCBA has reserved a spot on the steps of the State Capitol on Saturday morning (9/9/17) to host a breakfast for breweries that will be participating in the Beer Festival. More details about this highly visible event will be coming soon.

Activity Area | $7,000 | 1 Available

The Activity Area is a 20’x20’ space with fun and interactive games, where your team can network with attendees in a casual environment.

  • Prominent placement of your company logo, above the Activity Area on the expo hall floor.
  • Large Banner in the Summit Expo Hall
  • Opportunity to promote and pass out company literature in the activity area
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit Attendee Bag | $5,000 | 1 Available

The Summit attendee bag will be given out at to each attendee at registration, filled with event information and products. It will have your company logo displayed prominently across the front and will be co-branded with the Summit graphics.

  • Includes an insert item of your choosing
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Sold! Lanyards | $5,000 | Sold Out
  • Your company logo on the Summit Expo Lanyard that is provided to each attendee
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Wholesaler Craft Brand Beer Pouring Station | $5,000 | 2 Available
  • 10’x20’ Booth to pour your California craft brands during the two-day Summit Expo
  • Breweries donate craft beer brands to the CCBA
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
New for 2017! Hospitality Suite | $1,500 (plus cost of food) | 3 Available

Sponsor one of the hospitality suites at the Summit Expo on Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017. Food & beer will be served and you can provide a product demonstration between 12:00pm and 1:30pm

  • Gain market exposure while attendees relax and socialize in your custom suite
  • Your company can demonstrate a product
  • Food and beer will be supplied in the Hospitality Suite
  • Early access to Summit attendee list enables your company to pre-invite attendees to your hospitality suite
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
New for 2017! Coffee Pouring Station | $3,000 (plus cost of coffee, cups and Convention Center Fee | 2 Available

Show off your company brand and pour your coffee on Thursday, September 7 or Friday September 8 at the Summit Expo

  • 10’x20’ booth to pour your coffee brand
  • Pour 4oz samples of your product
  • You can bring your own coffee making equipment
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Sold! Interactive Display (Hops, Grains, Yeast, Water) | $3,000 | Sold Out

Sponsor one of the Interactive Ingredient Display features that educates attendees about Hops, Grains, Water and Yeast.

  • 20’x20’ interactive beer Ingredient booth
  • Your company signage at the booth
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Expo Tasting Glass | $3,500 plus cost of glass | 1 Available

Guests will experience the best in craft beer with the specially designed Summit tasting glass with your logo prominently placed.

  • Your company logo prominently placed on the Summit Expo tasting glass
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
New for 2017! Job Center Sponsorship | $3,000 | 1 Available

Sponsor the interactive and educational Job Center where the craft beer industry connects breweries with potential candidates

  • 10’x20’ Job Center booth
  • Your company signage at the booth
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 4 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Tier 3 Sponsorships | Less Than $3,000

Water Bottles | $2,500 (plus cost of bottles) | 1 Available

Sustainable water bottles, with your brand name, that can be refilled at water cooler stations throughout the Expo and Beer Festival

  • Your company logo on the refillable water bottle provided to each Summit attendee
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
SOLD! Sponsor Demo | $3,000 | 1 Available
  • 30-minute onstage demonstration of your product between Chef & Beer pairings
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Educational Session Coffee Station | $2,500 | 2 Available
  • Educational Session attendees will enjoy a cup of coffee or a soft drink from the session break stations outside the rooms
  • Your company will be featured on stand-up signs near the coffee station.
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Summit App Sponsorship | $2000 | 1 Available
  • Sponsorship logo on the Splash, sign-in and login-screens for the California Craft Beer Summit Attendee App
  • Pre-Promotional Support: Summit App mentioned in periodic media posts (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.); Summit App described in the schedule on the Summit website; Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide advertising the app and listing your company as the sponsor
  • Banner on Summit App Home Page
  • 1 Rotating List Ad Position
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Tap Talks | $1,500 | 3 Available
  • Sponsorship of the Tap Talk Stage for sessions presenting dynamic presentations by the Rock Stars of Craft Beer
  • Your company mentioned as the Tap Talk sponsor at the beginning of the talk
  • Distribute your flyers to attendees in the audience
  • Signage, with your company name near the Stage
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Educational Sessions | $1,500 | 12 Available

Sponsor individual educational sessions or an entire session track (two sessions for $3,000) featuring craft beer industry experts.

  • Thank you to our sponsor, mentioning your company name, product and the attending company representative
  • Your company name and logo on the sign at the session
  • Distribute your flyers to attendees in the audience
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
Sold! VIP & Speaker Badge Sponsor | $1,000 | Sold Out
  • Placement of your company logo on the VIP badges that all speakers
    and VIPs wear throughout the conference
  • Your company logo on the Summit website sponsor page
  • Your company logo on the Summit conference guide sponsor page
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)
New for 2017! Summit Evening Event Sponsorship | $1,000 | 12 Available

Host one of the California Craft Beer Summit officially sponsored nightly events

Your company can plan and produce the off-site event and the CCBA will work with you to promote it, to attendees, through Summit marketing channels.

  • Your company logo on the event website & Conference schedule
  • Sponsorship can be your choice of $1,000 or a percentage of the evening’s sales
  • 2 sponsorships are available for each Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights
  • 2 VIP Summit Tickets (includes receptions and Saturday Beer Festival)

Promotional Sponsorships and Advertising

Summit App Rotating Ad | $2000 | Sold Out
  • Rotating List Ad Position in the California Craft Beer Summit Attendee App
  • Pre-Promotional Support: Summit App mentioned in periodic media posts (CCBA Blog, Bulletin, social media, etc.); Summit App described in the schedule on the Summit website; Half-page ad in the Summit Conference Guide advertising the app
Summit Attendee Bag Inserts | $750 | 25 Available
  • Your company’s promotion material inserted into the Summit Event Bag (must be pre-approved by CCBA)
  • Attendee Bags provided to all attendees at registration
Hotel Room Drops | $500 | 12 Available

Placement of your company’s branded merchandise or marketing material placed in the CCBA host hotel (single night) (company must supply the merchandise or materials)

Marketplace Bites | $200 | 6 Available

Manufacturers, suppliers, farmers and other specialty food vendors are welcome to share samples of their product in the marketplace.

Rotating cuisine samples will be paired with beer to complete the education of food and beer pairing.

  • Restaurants can send staff to help educate guests
  • Together we choose which beers and food products will be sampled
  • Sponsors are announced from the Chef Demo stage
  • Sponsors are listed on the Where to Visit recommendations page of the Summit website
  • All beer is donated thru our brewery members
  • Volunteers will be on hand to help serve
  • Food supplied by sponsor
Advertising in the Summit Program | $Multiple Prices | 25 Available

Placing Ads in our Summit Program is a great way to gain exposure for your brand & your messaging to conference attendees.

  • Full Back Cover: $1,500
  • Full Inside Cover: $1,200
  • Full Back Inside Cover: $1,200
  • Full Page: $750
  • 1/2 page: $500
  • 1/4 page: $300
Advertising in the Summit Expo Hall | $Multiple Prices | 8 Available

Advertising in the Expo hall is a unique way to gain brand exposure to conference attendees.

  • Escalator Banner: $2,500
  • Floor Decals: $500
  • Glass Clings: $500
  • Registration Welcome Banner: $1200

Important Dates

  • May 9, 2017
    Summit Tickets On Sale at the Early Bird Discounted Price
  • July 10, 2017
    Early Bird Discounted Ticket Prices End
  • September 7-8, 2017
    California Craft Beer Summit Expo Hall at the Sacramento Convention Center
  • September 9, 2017
    CA Summit Beer Festival

2017 Sponsors